What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name WOLFANGER, KATHLEEN L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 8 Amount $66,306.94 Date 06/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FINELLI, MARIE E Employer name Broome County Amount $66,306.80 Date 08/16/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TURANO, LEONARD Employer name Farmingville Fire District Amount $66,306.70 Date 01/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, BRUCE A, JR Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,306.26 Date 02/26/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STABILE, MARIANNE B Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $66,306.06 Date 09/13/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, JOICHERI D Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $66,305.66 Date 09/28/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHMED, IKHLAS Employer name Medicaid Fraud Control Amount $66,305.31 Date 06/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAZMARK, RICHARD J Employer name Broome County Amount $66,304.89 Date 01/05/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURGH, MICHAEL J Employer name City of Johnstown Amount $66,304.83 Date 09/10/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MC LEAN, ROBERT T, JR Employer name New Rochelle City School Dist Amount $66,304.60 Date 01/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GISSI, CHRISTINE I Employer name Brentwood UFSD Amount $66,304.59 Date 02/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHONEY, KATHLEEN E Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,304.40 Date 08/14/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEA, JOHN P Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $66,304.23 Date 01/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REMY, RICHARD J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,304.10 Date 05/07/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORDON, SAMUEL C Employer name Town of De Witt Amount $66,303.88 Date 01/12/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OUTLAW, NICOLE J Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,303.68 Date 01/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAEZ, PEDRO L Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $66,303.36 Date 01/09/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLATH, TYLER M Employer name City of Watertown Amount $66,303.27 Date 07/06/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name AHSAN, KHALID Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $66,303.06 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLYDENBURGH, JOHN W Employer name Southampton UFSD Amount $66,302.95 Date 08/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CHRISTINE T Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,302.82 Date 12/16/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELLAMY, JEFFREY P Employer name Syracuse City School Dist Amount $66,302.67 Date 10/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIBER, JESSICA E Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,302.51 Date 01/10/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LESTER, ANDREA N Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,302.50 Date 01/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRUCE, DANIEL O Employer name Warrensburg CSD Amount $66,301.58 Date 03/15/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALSTON, TAMIKO Employer name Village of Freeport Amount $66,301.53 Date 03/31/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAOLUCCI, GUY J Employer name Wyoming Corr Facility Amount $66,301.03 Date 01/08/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MEEGAN, SHEILA M Employer name Town of West Seneca Amount $66,300.97 Date 01/16/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILEY, ALLEN J Employer name Chittenango CSD Amount $66,300.94 Date 08/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHENEY, JASON E Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $66,300.72 Date 01/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, JEREMY R Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $66,300.26 Date 07/13/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STREICHER, STEPHEN G Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $66,300.01 Date 03/07/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name LARUSSO, AMY Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $66,299.74 Date 06/17/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNETT, JANIS L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,299.52 Date 09/18/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASTANG-FEGGINS, SHANNON L Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,299.52 Date 03/17/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FARNHAM, JOANN E Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,299.52 Date 01/06/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FREY, PATRICIA A Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $66,299.52 Date 03/10/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELTEN, MARCELLA V Employer name NYC Civil Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 06/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DINAN, JOHNATHAN P Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, SHANNA A Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 10/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KNIGHT, BERNADETTE Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 06/16/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RINALDO, JACLYN Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 07/16/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITE, ANDRE L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 03/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITNEY, LORI L Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 11/19/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMER, RENNA M Employer name NYC Family Court Amount $66,299.52 Date 07/05/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, JACQUELINE M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $66,299.44 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNIERIEM, JOHN S Employer name Rockland County Amount $66,299.32 Date 11/21/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANDRE, BETSY K Employer name Ontario County Amount $66,299.25 Date 03/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEGEL, SUSAN M Employer name Port Jefferson Free Library Amount $66,299.04 Date 06/04/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENDEZ, LOURDES A Employer name Westchester County Amount $66,298.77 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZULKOFSKE, SUSAN M Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,298.74 Date 04/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBANESE, ANTHONY J Employer name Nassau County Amount $66,298.68 Date 10/03/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOSHER, BRENNAN D Employer name Southport Correction Facility Amount $66,298.66 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIELAWA, JESSICA L Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,298.57 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SQUIRES, CHRISTOPHER M Employer name City of Elmira Amount $66,298.52 Date 02/10/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JENSEN, BRETT D Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,298.40 Date 08/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DURANDISSE, MARIE JOCELYNE Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $66,298.12 Date 10/22/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, EARL G Employer name City of Rome Amount $66,298.03 Date 04/21/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TORTORA, LISA Employer name Irvington UFSD Amount $66,297.76 Date 08/15/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, PAULETTE Employer name Metro New York DDSO Amount $66,297.75 Date 06/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, JOAN H Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $66,296.90 Date 05/09/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADISI, JOSEPH R Employer name Buffalo Sewer Authority Amount $66,296.85 Date 11/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORENO, SUSAN M Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $66,296.80 Date 03/30/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HILMEY, PATRICK D Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $66,296.68 Date 10/25/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVES, TRAVIS T Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $66,296.58 Date 06/30/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAVOLA, VINCENT Employer name Village of East Hills Amount $66,296.54 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VEGA, RICHARD, JR Employer name Orange County Amount $66,296.36 Date 11/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDRES, DAVID R Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $66,296.09 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAPASSO, HARRIET Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $66,295.56 Date 10/15/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, KATHLEEN F Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $66,295.56 Date 01/14/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OVERKAMP, CRAIG S Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $66,295.20 Date 06/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, TIFFANY M Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $66,294.98 Date 08/24/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THACKER, DAVID E, JR Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $66,294.77 Date 09/24/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANZA, THERESA Employer name New York Public Library Amount $66,293.95 Date 11/01/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORRIS, ANTHONY C Employer name Boces-Onondaga Cortland Madiso Amount $66,293.78 Date 06/25/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIZOLET-EVANS, ISABELLE Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $66,293.63 Date 11/12/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, JOHN, JR Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $66,293.48 Date 11/19/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, CHARLES R Employer name Warren County Amount $66,293.36 Date 02/01/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MACKIEWICZ, ROBERT E Employer name Erie County Amount $66,293.35 Date 09/09/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COGLITORE, CARMINE F Employer name Division of State Police Amount $66,293.13 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name REUTER, RONALD R Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $66,293.09 Date 07/25/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRMANN, CURT S Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $66,292.96 Date 01/22/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EDWARDS, LANCE R Employer name City of Olean Amount $66,292.89 Date 08/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLLETTI, FRANK M Employer name City of White Plains Amount $66,292.89 Date 11/03/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HABINIAK, SANDRA J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $66,292.46 Date 12/29/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADAMS, JANET Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $66,291.93 Date 08/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDRICKS, LISANDRO S Employer name Inst For Basic Res & Ment Ret Amount $66,291.82 Date 11/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ECHEVARRIA, MARITZA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $66,291.65 Date 10/19/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMSON, PAULETTE Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,291.58 Date 06/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA CHANCE, JEREMY E Employer name Wallkill Corr Facility Amount $66,291.30 Date 09/17/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IZENMAN, DAWN P Employer name Boces-Rockland Amount $66,291.16 Date 01/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLE, JOHN T Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,290.95 Date 03/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, STACEY L Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $66,290.82 Date 07/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, JERRY Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $66,290.67 Date 08/01/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLAIR, JEREMEY L Employer name Village of Mount Morris Amount $66,290.54 Date 03/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KROL, JASON M Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $66,290.52 Date 10/22/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VASSALLO, ARTHUR T, IV Employer name Suffolk County Amount $66,290.38 Date 08/26/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, ANN M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $66,290.09 Date 05/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUDOLPH, RYAN L Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $66,289.39 Date 03/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VARY, RICHARD C, II Employer name Chemung County Amount $66,289.36 Date 10/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System